Community grants available from the Carteret Community Foundation (July 2021)

The board of advisors of the Carteret Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving the local community in Carteret County and will be awarded from the following funds: Grants typically range from $500 – $9000.

Applications are available beginning July 23rd, 2021. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is August 24th, 2021, at noon.

Grants are not available for regranting purposes, capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel, or for individuals. Funds are awarded by the board of advisors of the Carteret Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.

“Carteret County is stronger thanks to the work of the many nonprofits that serve our community,” said Debbi Harvell, board president. “We are honored to offer grants to help continue their important missions.”

For further information, contact Anne Sorhagen, NCCF program officer, at or 910-202-6727 or visit the NCCF website at

About the Carteret Community Foundation

The Carteret Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes, and partner for donors. The CCF was founded in 2005 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets through the creation of permanent endowments, makes grants, and leverages leadership – all for the benefit of Carteret County.

The CCF board advises the Carteret Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members live and work in Carteret County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Harvell, board members include: Ginger Parker (vice president), Michelle Gregory (secretary), Chuck Jordan(treasurer), Sammy Brooks, Peg Burns, Ray Harris, Beth Henry, Corey Lewis, Richard McIntyre, Ryan Morris, Terry Robertson, Wayne Schriever, Rhonda Scibal and Jan Sutton.

The Carteret Community Foundation, through the NCCF, makes it easy to become a philanthropist, whatever your means or charitable goals. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time – or contribute to an existing fund in any amount. Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Carteret Community Foundation, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $184 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $290 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions, and scholarships. The NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional, and national levels. For more information, visit

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